moorland

[moor-luhnd, -land]
noun Chiefly British.
an area of moors, especially country abounding in heather.

Origin:
before 950; Middle English more lond, Old English mōrlond. See moor1, -land

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moorland (ˈmʊələnd, ˈmɔː-)
 
n
(Brit) an area of moor

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moorland

tract of open country that may be either dry with heather and associated vegetation or wet with an acid peat vegetation. If wet, a moor is generally synonymous with bog (q.v.).

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Example sentences
These conditions encouraged the formation of peaty moorland at the expense of trees.
We trekked seven hours out of the rain forest and into heather and moorland.
And the thirty villages as well as the forest and moorland all belonged to it.
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